The Coronavirus Chronicle

The Coronavirus Chronicle #5: PATIENT WAITING

todayMarch 24, 2020

Sophie Reddington received a call in early March that her physical therapist had tested positive for the coronavirus. Even more alarming to the 48-year-old paintings conservator was that she had been volunteering at her children’s school on a musical production, putting her in close proximity to some 70 children and their parents. 

Reddington said waiting for her own test results was the scariest thing she’s ever been through, a burden she adds was eased by friends and the primary school principal at the Berlin International School.

She said the principal “tried to reassure me that there was no weight on my shoulders, that this is the current situation we’re living in. The world’s going crazy and this could have happened to anyone.”  

Click below to hear what happened to Reddington and her test.

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